Alzheimer's Stomatistics

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CAliforniA Alzheimer’s stAtistics In the United States, an estimated 5.4 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including at least 800,000 who live alone. Unless something is done to change the trajectory of the disease, as many as 16 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s by 2050. The cost of caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is estimated to total $200 billion in 2012 and is projected to increase to $1.1 trillion per year (in today’s dollars) by mid-century. Number of People Aged 65 and Older with Alzheimer’s by Age Year 65–74 75–84 85+ Total % change from 2000 2000 2010 2020 2025 28,000 24,000 36,000 44,000 240,000 220,000 250,000 320,000 180,000 230,000 270,000 300,000 440,000 480,000

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